1955 Topps All-American Football Cards
|Image||Set||#||Card Title/Players||Pro Team||Position||College||Honors||Notes||Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards|
|1955 Topps All-American||24||Ken Strong||halfback||NYU||College Hall of Fame 1957, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, Giants Ring of Honor 2010||nm-mt oc|
|1955 Topps All-American||25||Cas Myslinski||center||Army||PSA 7, nm oc|
|1955 Topps All-American||26||Larry Kelley||end||Yale||Heisman Trophy 1936, College Hall of Fame 1969||Rookie card||nm|
|1955 Topps All-American||27||Red Grange||quarterback||Illinois||College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963||Grange's brother Garland also played pro football. The brothers were teammates with the Chicago Bears from 1929 to 1931.||PSA 5|
|1955 Topps All-American||28||Mel Hein||center||Washington State||College Hall of Fame 1954, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963, Giants Ring of Honor 2010||Rookie card||PSA 8, BVG 8, PSA 6, PSA 5|
|1955 Topps All-American||29||Leo Nomellini||defensive tackle||Minnesota||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009||PSA 7, nm oc|
|1955 Topps All-American||30||Wes Fesler||end||Ohio State||College Hall of Fame 1954||Fesler won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1930.|
|1955 Topps All-American||31||George Sauer Sr.||fullback||Nebraska||College Hall of Fame 1954||Rookie card
Sauer played three seasons for the Green Bay Packers.
|1955 Topps All-American||32||Hank Foldberg||end||Army||PSA 8|
|1955 Topps All-American||33||Bob Higgins||end||Penn State||College Hall of Fame 1954|
|1955 Topps All-American||34||Davey O'Brien||quarterback||TCU||Heisman Trophy 1938, College Hall of Fame 1955||Rookie card
O'Brien played two seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles. In 1939, his rookie year, he broke Sammy Baugh's NFL record for most yards passing in a season. According to his page on the Heisman Trophy web site, he retired to become an FBI agent.
|1955 Topps All-American||35||Tom Harmon||halfback||Michigan||Heisman Trophy 1940, College Hall of Fame 1954||Rookie card
The Chicago Bears chose Harmon with the first overall pick in the 1941 NFL draft.
|BVG 8.5, ex+|
|1955 Topps All-American||36||Turk Edwards||tackle||Washington State||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1975||PSA 6|
|1955 Topps All-American||37||Jim Thorpe||halfback||Carlisle||College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963||Thorpe won gold medals in the pentathlon and decathlon in the Stockholm Olympics in 1912. See my page of Olympic athletes on vintage football cards.||PSA 7|
|1955 Topps All-American||38||Amos Alonzo Stagg||coach||Yale||College Hall of Fame 1951||Rookie card||nm-mt oc|
|1955 Topps All-American||39||Brud Holland||end||Cornell||College Hall of Fame 1965||PSA 8, PSA 6|
|1955 Topps All-American||40||Donn Moomaw||center||UCLA||College Hall of Fame 1973||Error card
Moomaw's first name is misspelled "Don" on this card.
|1955 Topps All-American||41||Joe Alexander||guard, center||Syracuse||College Hall of Fame 1954||Alexander is a member of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.||PSA 8, PSA 7|
|1955 Topps All-American||42||Eddie Tryon||halfback||Colgate||College Hall of Fame 1963||Rookie card||PSA 8, PSA 7|
|1955 Topps All-American||43||George Savitsky||tackle||Pennsylvania||College Hall of Fame 1991||PSA 8, PSA 7, PSA 6|
|1955 Topps All-American||44||Ed Garbisch||center||Army||College Hall of Fame 1954||BVG 7.5, PSA 5, exmt|
|1955 Topps All-American||45||Elmer Oliphant||halfback||Army||College Hall of Fame 1955|
|1955 Topps All-American||46||Arnie Lassman||tackle||NYU||PSA 8, PSA 7, PSA 8 oc|
|1955 Topps All-American||47||Bo McMillin||quarterback||Centre||College Hall of Fame 1951||Rookie card, error card
Last name misspelled "McMillan."
|PSA 7, PSA 6|
|1955 Topps All-American||48||Ed Widseth||tackle||Minnesota||College Hall of Fame 1954||Widseth was seventh in voting for the 1936 Heisman Trophy. (The winner was Larry Kelley.)||exmt oc|